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Accounting, Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
Minneapolis, MN, United States
Accountants perform an important function in society by providing high-quality financial information. Accounting majors at Augsburg College learn the requisite skills to do this through the study of theories and practices associated with the areas of financial accounting, managerial accounting, tax accounting, and auditing.
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In addition, Accounting majors at Augsburg College take courses in other business areas necessary so that they have a broad understanding of how accounting serves the needs of business managers and others who rely on accounting information.

Students completing the Accounting major will be prepared for entry-level positions as auditors and public accountants, management accountants, tax accountants, and internal auditors. Their education will give them knowledge and skills to work as accountants in business, government, and nonprofit organizations and to work in other positions requiring engagement with financial information.

Mission and purpose

Our mission is to prepare students for professional careers in business or for graduate studies. This preparation involves a curriculum that stresses analysis and communication, emphasizes both theory and practice, and is shaped by the needs of the business community. The department fosters close ties with the corporate community that provide a wealth of practical expertise, a variety of internship opportunities, and future job prospects. The faculty believe they can best serve both the student and the community by providing an education that is technically competent, ethically based, and socially aware.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Intermediate Accounting 
  • Managerial Cost Accounting
  • Tax Accounting
  • Auditing
  • Advanced Accounting

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


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General Requirements

  • Complete the Common Application
  • Submit official secondary school transcripts, exam results, or mark sheets
  • Request one letter of academic recommendation from a teacher or guidance counselor
  • Provide Proof of English Language Proficiency: All international applicants must submit one of the following minimum scores in order to meet the English Proficiency

Tuition Fee

  • International

    40376 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 40376 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    40376 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 40376 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Minneapolis

  • 1130 - 2050 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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